family of the entrepreneurial London merchants and
financiers with roots in Wiltshire who acquired estates in Kent
and hearts and minds in foreign trade. This is the line
of "Customer Smythe" - the great Elizabethan,
founding line of Virginia, USA.
family of the protestant Cambridge classical scholar,
prolific writer, legal expert, M.P. and privy councillor
who was born and died in Essex but travelled widely and
attempted a colony in Ireland. He left no living sons.
available via Essex link left.)
- The Smythe
family of the Oxford scholar and M.P. whose whole
life seems to have been spent in England in Berkshire, Oxford, London,
Westminster and Rutland.